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Europe’s Energy Neighborhoods

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Based on a campaign run in Belgium in 2003, Europe’s Energy Neighborhoods was a program designed to allow neighborhoods to ‘bet’ with their municipalities that they could reduce e…
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Heat Loss Images, Norm Appeals Raise Impacts in Medicine Hat

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Medicine Hat, a city in western Canada with a municipally owned utility, was interested in exploring how consumers would respond to receiving information on their home’s heat loss…
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Class 5 Energy

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Class 5 Energy was an approach to energy reduction developed in White Bear Lake Minnesota that was tested in two unique settings – a school and a healthcare facility. Using materi…
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Burlington’s Ice Rink Energy Competition

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The following case study explores how the City of Burlington’s Ice Rink Energy Competition employed a low cost, easily replicable approach to significantly reduce energy consumpti…
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Opower’s Home Energy Report, Minnesota

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In 2009, Opower, an energy information software company, partnered with a Minnesota utility company to provide residential customers of the utility company with customized home en…
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California’s Energy Conservation Competition

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Developed by the non-profit SEI, California’s Energy Conservation Competition aimed to change behaviors around lighting, plug-loads, and mechanical systems by working with teacher…
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Woodside Gets Active

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Woodside Gets Active was a three-month-long campaign that aimed to increase physical activity amongst parents and their children in Woodside (UK), an area known for having high le…
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British Columbia’s Way to Go! Program

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British Columbia’s Way to Go! program was created in response to data that showed a sharp increase in the number of students traveling to school by car between 1984 and 1994. Conc…
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VERB

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Launched in 2002 by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, VERB was a ‘for-kids-by-kids’ multicultural campaign aimed at increasing and maintaining physical activity amon…
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Vancouver’s Employee Trip Reduction Program

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Vancouver’s Employee Trip Reduction Program was launched by the Greater Vancouver Regional District (GVRD) to reduce single-occupant vehicle commuter travel among its employees, p…
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